Archive for 2014

Kelsi Gulick of Pearsall, Texas, directly impacted her hometown community of Frio County when she pushed the importance of immunizations by placing lists in the back-to-school isles during her H-E-B internship in summer 2013.

Student impacts community in pharmacy immunizations

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy professional student pharmacist Kelsi Gulick of Pearsall, Texas, directly impacted her hometown community in Frio County when she shared the importance of immunizations during her internship. She received Intern of the Year in the Gulf Coast and Southwest Region for H-E-B.

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School of Public Health announces Faculty Emeritus recognition

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlynn May, Ph.D., and James Robinson, Ph.D., as Faculty Emeritus. The Texas

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: traveling with diabetes

For people living with diabetes, taking a spontaneous trip isn’t as simple as packing up and leaving for the weekend. Make sure you have everything you would need in the event of an emergency.

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Dr. Kory Gill

Make your doctor a partner in your healthier lifestyle

This year, participants in employer-based health plans are likely to see an additional incentive for an annual physical, as provisions in the Affordable Care Act have made it easier for employers to encourage employee health by subsidizing premiums for those who engage in healthy living habits. But that shouldn’t be the only reason you visit the doctor this year.

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Docudrama Performance

Customized approach is key to addressing global health challenges

Health care professionals aim to improve quality of life and health status of their patients, but often times the same strategies don’t apply across all communities. Health care providers must continuously work to understand the needs of their community and share important health information with a culturally appropriate strategy.

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More questions than answers with ‘vaping’ craze

Sleek, tobacco free and with odorless vapors, are e-cigarettes the perfect drug? Are they safe?

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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Six ways to recognize symptoms earlier for longer, happier lives

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and is an opportunity to raise awareness of the symptoms and to recognize and celebrate those coping with the disease. While the disease is incurable, early detection of symptoms may lead to a better quality of life. The Texas A&M Health Science Center’s College of Nursing discusses some of these lesser-known early warning signs.

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School of Public Health announces winners of National Public Health Week research poster contest

In honor of National Public Health Week, Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health students participated in the 9th annual research poster symposium and student poster contest.

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Dental student research trio prevails

Second-year dental students Heena Gupta, Ines Quintanilla and Trang Huynh — now dubbed the “three musketeers”— overcame more than a few obstacles to research a new method for preventing tooth decay.

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